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PBS
Jul 19, 2011 12:30am PDT
.s. secretary of state hillary clinton builds bridges on a two- day trip to india. it is 11:00 a.m. in singapore. >> it is 4:00 a.m. in london, broadcasting in america and around the world. this is "newsday." the owner of britain's biggest media empire, rupert murdoch, is to make his first appearance before a committee of british members of parliament on tuesday to face questioning about the phone hacking scandal at the "news of the world." his son james will also give evidence, and will the former boss, rebekah brooks. the scandal has already forced two a senior police officers to resign. >> he is ben yates of the are no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, sir paul stevenson. both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say i have just come off the phone john yates, who tendered his resignation. >> boras johnson said both men had jumped and were not pushed. but he made it clear he had done everything he could to encourage them. >> it is a concatenation of issues and questions. it is going to make it very difficu
PBS
Jul 5, 2011 6:00pm PDT
. still to come, friends and neighbors, can india and bangladesh sort out the long-standing differences between borders? >> and the country brings the mammoth task of rebuilding following the earthquake and tsunami. duke and duchess of cambridge have traveled to one of canada's most remote regions this part of their royal tour. they traveled to the town of yellowknife, just 250 miles south of the arctic circle, where they were greeted with a display of music and dance. from there is our royal correspondent peter hunt. >> the town may be familiar, the setting less so. they're here for a taste of another way of canadian life. half of the population are aboriginals. 11 languages are spoken. prince william tried his hand at a few. >> we are so excited to be here. [speaking foreign language] [cheers and applause] >> thank you very much. >> this is a vast area with few inhabitants. a fair few of them were here to see a couple being referred to repeatedly as megacelebrities. >> i've got my mosquito net on, i've come prepared, and i haven't drank anything for three days. there's no bathrooms he
PBS
Jul 6, 2011 12:30am PDT
in amas. more than 20 were arrested on monday. india's foreign minister arrived in the bangladeshi capital. he will be holding talks with senior officials to sort out differences along standing issues. success will pave the way for a high-profile visit by the prime minister singh in september. >> india and bangladesh are supposed to be neighbors, but they have the range of contentious issues, raning from sharing waterston demarcation of the boundary in the bay of bengal. the two neighbors share more than 50 rivers, but bangladesh believes it is not giving enough water, as india has a number of dams upstream. the two sides are hoping to reach an interim agreement on sharing the waters during the forthcoming visit of the prime minister of india to bangladesh. the two sides are talking about getting access to each other and to connect to the entire region by road and train. during the visit of the bangladeshi prime minister to india last year, the government agreed to give a loan of $1 billion to bangladesh, but indian officials admit that there have been some delay in fulfilling our commitme
PBS
Jul 13, 2011 6:00pm PDT
." >> india's main commercial city has been hit by three coordinated bombings leaving at least 21 people dead and injuring more than 100. the blast is the worst attack since the attack by islamic extremists in 2008. indian officials blamed terrorists for the explosion. >> it was the evening rush hour when the bombs went off. three of them within a quarter of an hour. all of targeted were busy locations. people on their way home from work. one eyewitness said he sought two motorbikes explode in flames and the injured screaming for help. well over 100 people were wounded in what president obama condemned as an outrageous attack. many have lost limbs. >> the blast occurred at about 6:45 p.m. we infer that this was a quarter ended attack by terrorists. >> the first bomb went off at 6:54 at this bizarre. a minute later, the opera house district was attacked. then, a crowded neighborhood at 5 minutes after seven. this is the first major attack in mumbai since 2008, more than 160 people were killed in 60 hours of terror claimed the militants based in pakistan. these latest bombs have been described
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 12:30am PDT
the work of local militants. whoever is behind them, they have shown that india's largest city is still vulnerable. >> the bbc will be in mumbai with the latest details on the attack. >> it is very important to remember that it is still early in the primary investigation being carried out. given a small scale of the attacks that we have seen, it may be a local were involved. it is still a important to remember that much information has to come out of these investigations and only then are we likely to see a clearer picture. >> mumbai is on alert. there were three toward native blass, after all. what security measures are being taken to prevent more? >> the certainly, the blast took place -- or the news assertive out and the city was put on -- the news sorted out and the city was put on high alert. there is more surveillance of the streets. however, mumbai is showing resilience. they can deal with this and move on. certainly, and today will be no different from mine the other day. -- from any other day. >> hugo chavez will need more treatment for cancer. he may need to undergo chemothera
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm PDT
alliance, hillary clinton builds bridges on a two-day trip to india. it's 9:00 oom here in singapore. >> it's 2:00 a.m. here in london broadcasting to viewers on pbs in america and around the world, this is "news day." >> a second senior british police officer has resigned in connection with the scandal over phone hacking and alleged corruption in rupert murdoch's newspaper empire. police commissioner john yates said he had been i don't think in 2009 not to reopen an investigation into the affair, but had acted with complete integrity. meanwhile, the journalist who first claimed that andy knew about alleged malpractices at the "news of the world" has been found dead at his home. >> he is yates of the yard no longer, resigning just a day after his boss, the commissioner of the metropolitan police, both paying the price for failing to get to grips with the hacking scandal. so said the mayor of london. >> i regret to say they have just come off the phone with a.c. john yates who has tendered his resignation. >> boris johnson insisted that both men had jumped and were not pushed. he made it abu
CSPAN
Jul 23, 2011 2:00pm EDT
and 1971 wars against india allied pakistan with the united states in, what i believe, was the misnamed war on terror. certainly it was a war against al qaeda and president musharraf was our ally. he allowed u.s. troops access to pakistan military bases and airports as well as other support. it was, and remains, a turbulent time. the good news was the serious effort in educational reform and these things that are now stalled because of a more recent development. the embarrassing news was the discovery in 2005 that the father of pakistan's nuclear bomb sold technology to north korea and elsewhere. then there were the protests by the legal community about the below the -- validity of the 2007 election and the horrifying assassination of bhutto. events since have been more challenging. the takedown of osama bin laden, something that we all applaud, has exposed deep conflicts. the government recently ordered 200 special forces trainers to leave the country which resulted in a suspension by the obama white house of $800 million in u.s. military aid. yesterday, congress has taken a more severe po
CSPAN
Jul 25, 2011 8:30am EDT
about drone strikes, u.s. relations with india and the presence of osama bin laden in his country before his killing last spring. the former pakistani president plans to return to pakistan next year to seek the presidency in 2013. he recently spoke at the woodrow wilson center for about an hour. [inaudible conversations] >> good morning and welcome to the wilson center. and for many of you, including president musharraf, welcome back to the wilson center. i understand we have overflow crowds in numerous rooms befitting an important visitor and an important speech. my name is jane harman, i am the relatively new -- three months into it -- president and ceo of the wilson center. i'm a recovering politician. [laughter] having spent nine months -- nine months, nine terms in the united states congress, some would say and i would agree that my timing in terms of leaving was impeccable. [laughter] this is the second time that the center has hosted a public address by the former president of pakistan, pervez musharraf, a fact that underscores the center's intense interest in pakistan and its com
PBS
Jul 13, 2011 7:00pm PDT
ministerial peace talks at the end of this month. india is preparing for several important diplomatic events in the weeks ahead include a visit by u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton next tuesday. in washington, clinton says her trip will go ahead. >> i believe it's more important than ever we stand with india, deepen in our partnership and reaffirm our commitment to the shared struggle against terrorism. >>> the international community condemned wednesday's attacks. u.s. president barack obama said in a statement that the u.s. will provide full support in an investigation. a united nations security council statement described terrorism as one of the most serious threats to international peace and security. >> any acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable regardless of their motivation, wherever, whenever, and whomever by committed. >>> prime minister kan has called for a rescission of the nuclear policy. >> translator: i believe that japan should aim at building a society that is not dependant on nuclear power. we need to reduce nuclear independent. in terms of administration, ma
CNN
Jul 11, 2011 2:00am PDT
morning, zain. you're following a few tragedies this morning. we've got a train crash in india as well. >> yes. i just want to show you this dramatic video, ali. i was looking at this. twisted wreckage. this is the scene in northern india. what happened was the plane basically jumped off the tracks. 46 people were killed. hundreds of people take trains like this in india all the time and there are about a hundred accidents like this a year. ali? >> zain, we'll keep an eye on that. >>> admiral mike mull season in china. what's going on there? >> these are interesting and pretty significant remarks. he gave a speech at the university there, ali, and he said this. china has arrived as a world power. that's a big deal because everyone in the u.s. said china is rising, china is rising, not quite there yet. he's definitively saying, it is. the focus of a lot of his trip is focused the south china sea. why? because of the territorial fight that goes on between china, philippines, brunei shah, taiwan. they all claim a piece of it because it has potentially huge reserves in oil and gas. why doe
CSPAN
Jul 16, 2011 7:00pm EDT
to say a few words about today's bombings in mumbai, india. we condemn these disparate -- despicable acts of violence designed to provoke fear. those who perpetrated them must know they cannot succeed. the indian people have suffered from acts of terrorism before, and we have seen them respond with courage and resilience. we are continuing to monitor the situation including the safety and security of american citizens. at our hearts are with the victims and their families. we have reached out to the indian government to express our condolences and offer support. i will be traveling to india next week as planned. i believe it is more important than ever that we stand with india, dig deep, and reaffirm our commitment to the shared struggle against terrorism. neither of our countries, the russian federation or the united states, are unfortunately strangers to terrorism. it has been a mutual goal of both of our presidents to increase our cooperation in order to prevent terrorists from wreaking their violence on innocent russians, americans, and others come and to bring those who do so to just
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 10:00pm EDT
empires in india and stuff like that. and so there was this social impact. and at the time, i think what we saw was a very, very deep impact on our society by these darwinian ideas. everything from national socialist and throughout argued the neoclassic economics have thumb imprint of darwinian thinking, particularly as mediated through the likes of herbert. so as i was beginning to look at the process that created us, and we read dolphins chain can we read darwin and perhaps we were selfish shortsighted, ruthless entities forged by an amoral and utterly cruel process. this give me hope it may not necessarily be the idea. i at the age of 90. at the age of 80, he was still writing in the fact i would argue his most important work was published in 1904 and his eighth decade and that's the title page they arecoming to study the results of scientific research in relation to the unity or plurality of worlds. very, very strange title and deed. but what this book really is is a summary of wallace's understand a note what the evolutionary mechanism had created. he wasn't like darwin. he wasn't i
PBS
Jul 21, 2011 6:00pm PDT
and is encouraging countries like india to become more assertive. >> a story that goes back to the second world war. >> the grave of adolf hitler's deputy rudolf hess has been exhumed. his remains have been cremated and his ashes will be scattered at sea. neo-nazi groups try to stage rallies there every year. >> a brown patch of ground is all the remains of the final resting place of one of the most notorious figures and not see germany. rudolf hess was buried in a small grave. >> we had to close the graveyard regularly about the anniversary of his birthday and there was major disturbances. there were marches by certain groups. the whole town was in turmoil. there was a huge police presence. >> this is what they want to avoid. groups of neo-nazis to send it -- descended and played homage to hit their posterity. this situation is now a relief to the people. >> we hope that they don't come back. >> rudolf hess was one of hitler's closest aides. he parachuted into scotland in an attempt at peace. after the war, he was imprisoned and killed himself in a berlin prison in 1987. since that time, he had pl
PBS
Jul 18, 2011 5:00am EDT
markets, to seek new contracts and new deals. that is what i've done in india, what i've done in china, and now here in africa. i think it is a good thing to do, and i'm going to press ahead with that. i think it is a worthwhile thing, and britain shouldn't be put off there. on the issue of the police investigation, i couldn't have been clearer that i think this police investigation needs to go wherever the evidence leads, that police should investigate this without fear of favor. i've said that publicly many times. i've said it privately to the metropolitan police many times. and that is the job they must do. clearly it's going to be taken under new leadership, and it's absolutely vital that leadership, that transition is as smooth as possible so they don't miss anything in the vital work that they are doing. but i would argue this point -- in terms of andy coulson, no one has argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government. he then left government. there is a contrast, i would say, with the situation at the metropolitan poli
CNN
Jul 20, 2011 12:00pm PDT
a leopard on the attack in india. look at these images. look at this. six people were mauled by this stray leopard after it wandered into a village in india. wild leopard, i should say. apparently it was spooked by a crowd of curious people. it was eventually caught. >>> also a showdown in memphis with school children caught in the middle of this. the school board says it will not open schools until the city pays up, pays $55 million it owes to the school district. the board says it needs the money to open the doors but the mayor says he is working toward a resolution and he believes school will start on time. teachers are expected back to work august 1st, kids august 8th. >>> the new susan boyle. the 22-year-old korean who is wowing the world with his voice. let's listen. ♪ >>> all right. this just into us here at cnn. a new development in the "news of the world" hacking scandal today. the fbi, the department of justice have agreed to meet with 9/11 families to discuss a report alleging the "news of the world" attempted to hack into their loved ones' phone records. no date has been set
PBS
Jul 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
.s. troops this year. the remaining 23,000 will leave by september of next year. in india, investigators in mumbai searched for clues in wednesday's triple bombing that killed 17 people and wounded 130 more. others demanded answers to how the city was attacked again, despite stepped-up security. we have a report narrated by john sparks of "independent television news." >> reporter: there was no warning. placed in the streets of mumbai the aftermath of one blast, a few hours later detectives began their investigation. a series of bombs detonated in rapid succession. this not the work of suicide bombers said the police. these were sophisticated devices triggered by timers. these the first attacks here since gunmen from pakistan laid siege to the city in 2008. the authorities were taken by surprise. nobody has claimed responsibility for the attacks, although security experts say a domestic group-- the indian mughadeen are prime suspects. few here can see the point of it. "what do we tell our children," said this man. "they think these adults are mad." why kill innocent people? tonight, secu
CSPAN
Jul 24, 2011 10:00pm EDT
live in a time where china and brazil and india the galloping economies are the biggest markets in the world. but i like to start off to tell the audiences that today, in the 800 million people of the indicted states and european union produced almost two-thirds of the world's economic output. $14 trillion of sales are generated by these two economies. they employ 4 million people just as europeans do. european investment contributes 10% of new york gdp. when the yorker out of 20 has of job because of the investment from the european union. that leaves the ultimate prize because these two regions are two of the few in the world that really understand what the position of the individual is in society and in government. three down. all of the things that we take for granted are ingrained in the dna. i would submit to you that keeping the relationship strong is extremely important. that is where but i started to think about nato where it is coming from our headed i thought this is not working because it is that relationship that is starting to suffer. as you know, dado was set up
PBS
Jul 11, 2011 5:00am EDT
they captured the town in 1995. at least 67 people were killed in a train crash in northern india on sunday. police said more than 200 other passengers were injured when the train derailed. rescue he is worked through the night to reach people trapped in the wreckage. the united states' top military officer has expressed concerns thatter iter to the disputes in the south china sea could lead to an unexpected outbreak of violence in the region. admiral mike mullen is on a visit to china, which is embroiled in rowes with the philippines and vietnam about territory. the united states has suspended $800 million of military aid to pakistan. tensions were already high before the al qaeda leader osama bin laden was killed in a u.s. raid in an army raid. more recently, 100 military trainers have been expelled, and they threatened to shut down a c.i.a. base. our correspondent, aleem maqbool, is in islamabad, and earlier, i asked him how humiliating this is for pakistan given they need u.s. aid to help pay for security. >> we keep hearing leaks about various things that the american officials are acc
CSPAN
Jul 5, 2011 12:00am EDT
of conquest and discovery and describing india as a racist people that have inferior care to her, inferior religion and that the europeans were a superior civilization, basically notions that is that court in the 1820s saw blacks as also racially inferior indians in the same way. and while that racial attitude towards the blacks has been reversed now and rooted out of the lock, the same notion about indians remained in that it. there's a whole bunch of cases in that same line of judicial time that justified the absolute power of congress, you know, over indian tribes, persons and properties, the sanction of breaking the treaties unilaterally with impunity with the rulers in the entrance as if by unfettered guardianship, you know, without any judicial review, stamping out our religions are notions that really have no place in a moderate society that has much higher values. so we've come a long way under the law in federal indian law. we've had an incredible social movement, but this idea of the supreme court. back on those rights is very troubling. i think we not only have to hawk at 10, th
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 9:00pm EDT
in china, you know, why so many more boys than girls in china and india and other places and we say, huh, that's funny, what's going to happen there but then we move on to another question. wa-marjah didn't move on. she said what does this mean there's so many missing girls. what's going to happen when these boys grow up and there's no one for them to marry? how will they create families? what will society be like and she has asked those questions both about the society and what's going to happen because of that, but she also went back and researched how did this happen? and some of it what we think we know about things like one-child policy but some of it has to do with zero population growth and an enthusiasm for population control that has had great unintended consequences and i think we'll surprise people. >> and that book is unnatural selection. right next to that, two books about some troubled nations. >> yes. dancing in the glory of monster about the congo by jason stearns -- our editorial director got this book in from actually a friend of jason's, the wonderful journalist mckale
FOX News
Jul 6, 2011 4:00pm EDT
the rich to the poor and south korea is still a developing country, and recipient, china, india, mexico, brazil, south korea, indonesia, a lot of prosperous countries are called "developing countries," and they will we receive wealth transfers from a very few rich countries in this scheme, particularly from us. >> china is the second largest economy in the world. thank you, chris, nice to chat with you. >> a mexican national, hours away from being executed from brutally killing a teen girl in next but could the supreme court give him a last-minute stay at the request of the white house? he's in control. goodbye. even kids know it's wrong to give someone the run around. at ally bank you never have to deal with an endless automated system. . medicare. it doesn't cover everything. and what it doesn't cover can cost you some money. that's why you should consider an aarp... medicare supplement insurance plan... insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. all medicare supplement insurance plans can help pay... some of what medicare doesn't, so you could save... thousands of dollars in out-
WHUT
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
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FOX News
Jul 10, 2011 6:00am EDT
crash in india. reports say at least 21 people are dead. more than 100 others hurt after an express train derailed near the city of lucknow in northern india. the train was on its way to new delhi from calcutta when the 12 cars flew off the tracks. no word what caused this. a helicopter crash in tennessee kills two members of the state's national guard and crashed near caryville and knocked out power to thousands of residents and no word what caused that crash. the pilots were in a type of helicopter, called the kiowa helicopter and it's already the subject of a lawsuit over an apartment faulty control system and fighter jets intercept two civilian planes, here we go again near camp david where president obama is staying and the incident happened at separate times. both were escorted to nearby airports without any problems and authorities said the first plane didn't r radio communications and no word why the other plane, a cessna was so close. the third and fourth time that civilian planes approached the retreat. funeral details for former first lady betty ford have been announced.
CSPAN
Jul 11, 2011 8:30am EDT
from developing countries which are america's friends such as india, bangladesh, the philippines and indonesia. the outcry in those countries would be loud and politically damaging. so long as the u.s.-led international community is unwilling to either intervene or engage on land in somalia, then the payment of ransom will remain the only way that hostages can be brought home. my final point that is if yemen was to fail, maritime disaccord in this region would worsen considerably. if both side of the gulf of aden were to become launch for potentially terrorist attacks, it is possible that ship operators would demand a much higher level of naval protection. if that was not forthcoming, they may seek alternative routes which would add to the cost of boast finished goods -- both finished goods and raw material including oil and gas. economic development will crowd out islamist extremism as effectively as it will undermine piracy. once again, mr. chairman, thank you for the opportunity to be here today. i'm happy to answer any questions you might have. >> thank you very much for your
PBS
Jul 21, 2011 11:00pm PDT
that secretary clinton took her first trip as secretary of state to asia. >> rose: and she's back in india as we speak. since dean rusk in 1961. and we have really engaged... they want u.s. presence. i think the asians want to see the unitedtates engaged and, by the way, they want us to manage the relationship with china in a positive constructive way. >> rose: can the chinese fear that we're... want to be too big a player in the region and lookin the secretary speech in vietnam, for example? >> that's a gd questionnd one that's debated in china and i'd answer it this way. the chinese recognize-- and i've spent a lot of time with the leaders of china over the last too and a half years and that's a very interesting article published boy their state counselor and for your viewers who dot have the chinese foreign ministry on their list serve, you can rea about this in the last chapter of henry kissinger's book "on china." fascinating discussion. >> rose: he's the most prominent person in chinese foreign policy and he was a participant in the dialogues. >> exactly. so there's a debate in china about
PBS
Jul 25, 2011 3:00pm PDT
with all these militant groups mostly because they want us to use them as proxies against india which is their long-term adversary but now it has come back to haunt them and many of these same militant islamic groups that they sort of thought they could manage or handle have gotten way out of control and not only moving against afghanistan but in many cases turning against the pakistani state itself. >> you spent a lot of time in the country reporting from there, pam constable. the feeling many ode pakistanies have for the taliban. we see all these terrible things the taliban does. and yet you say many pakistanies regard it as a force for good. >> yes. i would say that, you know, i don't want to oversimplify by saying that the pakistanies are in love with the taliban. it's not true. most pakistanies have never met a member of the taliban and most pakistanis would sit here and say they don't believe in chopping off people's heads or any of the terrible things they do. but on the other hand, there's a great surge in what i call a very emotional kind of attachment to the religion of isla
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